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Bluelining Penn State's Graduate Employees: Ph.D. Students Speak Out Against Discriminatory Zoning Regulations

Azita Ranjbar | Posted 05.09.2016 | Politics
Azita Ranjbar

Penn State graduate students live two paradoxes: We are tax-paying citizens, yet the State College Borough Planning Commission does not consider us members of the community. We are educators and researchers but are not recognized as employees of Penn State.

5-Year-Old Who Climbed 30 Feet Up Tree Gets Down Safely With A Little Encouragement From Firefighters

The Associated Press | Posted 04.14.2015 | Good News

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Firefighters had to be called to help a 5-year-old Pennsylvania boy out of a tree after he climbed up 30 feet to see the ins...

Penn State Bribing Bars Not To Serve Booze On This 'Holiday'

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.26.2014 | College

Drunken revelry at Penn State has gotten so out of hand lately that university officials have taken to bribing bars not to serve alcohol during an uno...

Residents Apologize to Neighbors for 'Too Scary' Halloween Decorations

Remy M. Maisel | Posted 12.31.2012 | Comedy
Remy M. Maisel

Jacob and Anna Mueller, occupants of a house in a residential area of the town surrounding Penn State, apologized today for a Halloween display that their neighbors deemed "offensive, grotesque, and generally too scary for our kids to see when they walk home."

Penn State Could Benefit From Sack

Eddie Rosenstein | Posted 09.23.2012 | College
Eddie Rosenstein

The NCAA has sacked Penn State's football program, throwing it for a serious loss. I think it might be the best thing to happen to the school in years.

A Solution to the State University Student Exodus

Gary C. Fethke | Posted 08.20.2012 | College
Gary C. Fethke

Today, America's public universities face an explosion of higher education outlets globally, stagnant middle-class incomes, growth of for-profit education providers, and increased efficacy of alternative delivery modes, particularly on the Web.

Want To Avoid Student Debt? Think Twice About State Schools

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 05.16.2012 | Money

Student debt weighing on your mind? You might be surprised about where the worst of it comes from. A recent Reuters analysis of student debt at var...

Top Ten College Towns For Retirees

Posted 12.15.2011 | Fifty

For more than a decade, retired Americans that are flocking to the culture and arts scenes and state-of-the-art medical facilities offered by college ...

Jerry Sandusky's Next Move

Diane Dimond | Posted 01.15.2012 | Crime
Diane Dimond

Come on, Jerry Sandusky -- do the right thing. Admit what you've done over all these years and spare your victims gut-wrenching trials. Let's put the focus where it belongs now -- on the victims.

Penn. Governor Calls For Investigation Of Sandusky's Charity

Wall Street Journal | Posted 01.11.2012 | Impact

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett called Thursday for an investigation into the charity that afforded access to young boys for the former assistant footba...

Countering Child Sexual Abuse Amidst a Scandal: A Wake Up Call

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 01.09.2012 | Parents
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

While we may not be able to right any wrongs, there's a lot that can be done in combating future incidences of child sexual abuse. There's plenty that can be done in positively moving forward, and beginning the process of healing.

In Focus: Overweight College Student Announces Plans To Wear Shorts, Sandals For Rest Of Year

The Onion | The Onion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

STATE COLLEGE, PA—Kyle Norton stated that he would also forgo a winter coat and continue to don the same coffee-stained sweatshirt he has been weari...